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High Speed Rail Planning Authority Bill 2017

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The Parliament of the

Commonwealth of Australia








High Speed Rail Planning Authority Bill 2017



(1)         Clause 31, page 14 (line 4), before “The Minister”, insert “(1)”.

[limitation on instrument-making power]

(2)         Clause 31, page 14 (after line 9), at the end of the clause, add:

             (2)  To avoid doubt, the rules may not do the following:

                     (a)  create an offence or civil penalty;

                     (b)  provide powers of:

                              (i)  arrest or detention; or

                             (ii)  entry, search or seizure;

                     (c)  impose a tax;

                     (d)  set an amount to be appropriated from the Consolidated Revenue Fund under an appropriation in this Act;

                     (e)  directly amend the text of this Act.

[limitation on instrument-making power]